|Internet Society -- Groks Science Show 2005-12-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Although the internet is often viewed as a knowledge warehouse, the potential as a social medium is being explored by those interested in social networks. On this program, Jerry Michalski discussed social networks and the future of the internet.
Keywords: Science; internet; social networks
|Web 2.0 -- Groks Science Show 2013-01-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What does it take for a website to keep growing? What makes a social network sticky? On this program, Terry Chay discusses social networks, viral marketing, and the Obama campaign.
Keywords: social networks, viral marketing, Obama, ads
|Social Network -- Groks Science Show 2013-04-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Social networks can drive mass sharing of videos and unusual memes. But is it also a good way to mobilize masses of people from around the globe for a common cause? On this program, Alex Rutherford talks about his team's study on locating balloons through the DARPA Network Challenge using social networks.
Keywords: connectors; DARPA; six degree; social networks; groks
|Fire together, wire together -- Groks Science Show 2013-01-02|
There may be 20 billion neurons in your brain but that isn't nearly enough to allow each cell to hold its own unique bit of information. Rather, the information stored and processed by your brain is maintained in spatially and temporally defined networks. These networks can refine themselves over time and the connections between neurons in these networks strengthen with use and wither with disuse. Dr...
Keywords: Groks; networks; Jason MacLean; Hebb; Hebbian; Shatz; modeling; theoretical; neuron; sleep; memory; plasticity